Conference Minister

Being Open to New Insights and Understandings 

Grace and peace! Most mornings I take my coffee, sit out in our screened-in porch and reflect with the UCC Still Speaking morning devotional. The...

“Witnessing” – A Pastoral Letter from the Conference Minister

Greetings to you all! Each day brings new attacks on immigrant neighbors. The scope and breadth of the challenge is staggering. Many churches and communities...

Courageous Faith in Challenging Times

What gives you the courage to persevere when life is challenging? What keeps you from giving up or becoming overwhelmed? I recently read Rev. Emily...

Coffee with Char and Heather (A Virtual Conversation)

All authorized ministers are invited to “have coffee” with Char and Heather through our virtual technology. Our focus this time will be on how the...

Making Connections

Grace to you and peace! Easter has been and continues to be celebrated! But May is now here which means that the Conference Annual...

Working Together, Supporting One Another

Grace to you and Peace! We are in the midst of Holy Week, a most sacred time in the life of Christians. It is...

Getting to Know One Another

One of the joys I experience is worshipping with different congregations within the Conference. Our churches are amazing! I must admit that it makes...

“Coffee with Char” (a virtual conversation)

All authorized ministers are again invited to “have coffee” with Char through our virtual technology. Our focus question will be “what are the values that...

On the Heels of Freedom: Celebrating our Roots in the American Missionary Association

I, as many others, get weary and discouraged sometimes when I consider the “state” of our society. News reports seem to highlight story after...

“Coffee with Char” (a virtual conversation)

All authorized ministers are invited to “have coffee” with Char through our virtual technology. We will use our Zoom meeting platform, which provides room for...